The important link first: 2014 Bead Soup Blog Hop. If you want to see some really cool beadie stuff – go there and click around.
For those of you who aren’t “beaders” the gist behind Bead Soup is for people to exchange a bunch of beads/findings and making something with it. I believe Lori Anderson started it with the odds and ends that were left on her table after projects. Then started trading with friends and now it has grown to an international, fueled by facebook, annual event. This is my second time around.
My partner this year is Mallory Hoffman of For the Love of Beads. Please visit her blog and see what she did with some Twisted Chicken Beads! I knew we would connect when I saw her pink sparklie shoes!
So – from here I received:
then I added a little from Annette Fisher’s stash:
and then worked during open bead night at Free to Bead in Peoria, IL and made:
I had sent the following to Mallory: